What does bacilli mean?

bacilli meaning in General Dictionary

plural of bacillus often designating cardiovascular rod shaped spore producing germs they frequently take place in chainlike structures

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bacilli meaning in Etymology Dictionary

plural of bacillus (q.v.).

bacilli meaning in General Dictionary

(pl. ) of Bacillus

Sentence Examples with the word bacilli

For this purpose Koch ground up tubercle bacilli in an agate mortar and treated them with distilled water until practically no deposit remained.

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